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organic landscaping

In spite of their “greenness”, lawns can be huge burdens on the environment. During summer try watering and mowing your lawn less often. You will conserve water, release fewer greenhouse gases, and save money. 

Living Lab: Rethinking Campus Operations

In this video we explore how staff work every day at Harvard to reduce the environmental footprint of campus operations.

Recent efforts to make healthy eating a default choice include making nutrition education more accessible to children and adults, incentivizing the purchase and consumption of

Universities play a vital role in supporting research and educating students to understand how chemistry and chemical design can affect health and sustainability. On Thursday, April 16, 2015 the FAS Green Program and the Department of Chemistry and...

Tips from leading voices in food policy, school nutrition, public health, and education.

At Harvard, as part of our organic landscaping and maintenance program, staff are creating compost tea.

Harvard Yard during the fall is quite a spectacular experience. The different ages and species of the trees scattered across Old Yard and Tercentenary Theater result in an almost impressionistic display of light and color. Tourists flock not only to...